Colby Baker went 3-for-4 with two doubles and five RBIs and also pitched four solid innings to help the Lodi 9-year-old All-Star team defeat Ripon 10-7 in its opening game of the Cal Ripken Central California District 1 Tournament on Friday in Ripon.
Jace Haro went 2-for-3 with a double and also pitched one inning and Trevor Jackson closed out the win on the mound. Trey Baker doubled and Logan Stout, Jacob Teresi, Jose Hinojosa and Justin Cotta all singled. Center fielder Andrew Clemons played a standout defensive game for Lodi. Lodi will be back in action today at 1 p.m. against Tracy.